5 ways to turn your LBD into the perfect Halloween costume

5 ways to turn your LBD into a Halloween costume
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5 ways to turn your LBD into the perfect Halloween costume

1. Audrey Hepburn 

Everyone loves to channel Audrey in Breakfast at Tiffany's -- it's a classic costume that's easy to recreate with your LBD.

Allison Parris Night Watch Dress (rent for $55) | Elizabeth and James Fairfax Sunglasses (rent for $35) | Kenneth Jay Lane Diana Pearl Necklace (rent for $15)

2. Roaring '20s

What's more fun than dancing the night away in a '20s-inspired outfit? Fringe all the way. 

Parker Hanging Beads Dress (rent for $65) | House of Harlow 1960 Jude Snake Clutch (rent for $15) | Kenneth Jay Lane Pearl Rope Necklace (rent for $25) 

3. Coco Chanel

She is the epitome luxury and grace, and this look will hands-down help you make the "best dressed list" of your Halloween party. 

Opening Ceremony Dark Refined Flutter Dress (rent for $35) | Rebecca Taylor White Lana Tweed Jacket (rent for $90) | Decades Vintage Vintage Chanel Round CC Earring (rent for $100) 

4. Pretty Witch

Not all witches have to be scary! Be the prettiest witch at the party with a sleek black dress and some killer accessories.

Jay Godfrey Witherspoon Sheath (rent for $65) | Lulu Frost Black Beacon Stud Earrings (rent for $30) | Alexis Bittar Palmyra Collar (rent for $60) 

5. Posh Spice

She may be steering the trends on the runway these days, but Victoria Beckham was definitely also creating them in her Spice Girls days.

Narciso Rodriguez Napa Dress (rent for $350) | Eddie Borgo Safety Chain Choker (rent for $55) | Stuart Weitzman Turningup Sandal ($355)


We all have an LBD, our favorite black dress that we reach for whenever an occasion calls for dressing up. You can make it professional for the office, and add some accessories for a glamorous night out -- and now you can turn it into your Halloween costume.

The best part? These 5 ideas make for the perfect last-minute costumes because you can either borrow from the closet you already have, or borrow from the greatest closet ever -- also known as Rent the Runway. If your LBD isn't perfect for turning you into Audrey Hepburn or a '20s flapper girl, you can rent the look from Rent the Runway (last minute planning? They offer rush shipping!) and get dressed to the nines for much, much less.

Click through above to see our 5 favorite LBD-inspired Halloween costumes, and get planning!

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